Install Google Earth Pro on a USB stick


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I am probably the millionth person to ask this. I did an Internet search but found no answers.

I have a laptop with a SS hard drive, 260 MB.

I would like to install Google Earth Pro on a USB stick.
Question 1: Can I do this?
Question 2: If yes, how?

Thank you
 
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First, your SSD is probably 260GB but more likely 240GB or 256GB, my latest was advertised at 240GB but turned out to actually be 256GB, a bonus for me.

Have you tried a Custom install? Many programs have never liked being installed on removable drives but I have had success with small Notebooks with an add-in MicroSDXC card and Custom installing on it plus using for additional storage.
 
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This is all I can find on the subject!:


Direct from GitHub:


USE AT YOUR OWN RISK!!!. :)
 
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Interesting idea. How would you use it? Just curious. Since google maps open in most browsers now, if you select a location, I would not really see the value??
 
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@ Bighorn - Yes, I am aware the advertised size is usually, or should I say always, larger than the available size.

@ davehc - I had planned on using it in the normal way. Sorry,but I didn't understand your statement about google maps opening in most browsers.
 
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No Prob. I use the google search engine. Possibly it only works for that. But if I click a location, say, for example, my home town, in the selections available will be a google map, which I can expand - show the satellite terrain view...etc., and even drop the little fellow on to a finer point to have a street level look.
 
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No Prob. I use the google search engine. Possibly it only works for that. But if I click a location, say, for example, my home town, in the selections available will be a google map, which I can expand - show the satellite terrain view...etc., and even drop the little fellow on to a finer point to have a street level look.
Google maps works great, but lacks many features Google Earth has.
 
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Ok. Guess it depends on user requirements. Are they still updating it since it went freeware?
 
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Mine was last updated in March. There still are occasional updates. It actually lost a lot of features when it went freeware. I had the paid pro version for years. I was very disappointed when they gutted it to go free.
 
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